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Shoei C-49 Hornet Pinlock Lens Insert
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It worked... mostly This shield was great for keeping the fog off unless I rode in the rain. The helmet would let some moisture in and regardless of the pinlock it would fog up pretty terribly. I also regretted getting the tinted one instead of the clear. October 29, 2013
Elegant Solution Sometimes the simplest solution to a problem is the best one, and that's Pinlock's face shield in a nutshell. No gadgetry, just physics. A simple gasket blocks airflow to the lens, and creates an insulated layer of air between lens and face shield. Looking forward to one less frustration as I ride fog-free this season. January 28, 2013
This product rocks It works as it should very happy with the product & a big thumbs up to the guys at Revzilla they had it shipped to Australia with in a week, now thats great service. July 16, 2012
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Shoei C-49 Hornet Pinlock Lens Insert
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
Mike S: Great cold weather item. No fog! Jul 22, 2014
Thomas F: To stop my faceshield from fogging up! Sep 25, 2013
A shopper asked: Would the coloured lenses be an option to replace sunglasses? Or is the pinlock system for foggy wet & cool days only? Aug 18, 2014
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Richard W: Yes. The tinted lenses can replace sunglasses. The drawback is that you're always tinted. I bought the clear to solve my fogging problem and also purchased the tinted lens for sunny days but found it too much of a pain to change lenses constantly, so now I just run with the clear lens and wear sunglasses as necessary. This system works great to keep the shield from fogging. Aug 18, 2014
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DOUGLAS P: The pinlock system is not just for foggy, wet and cool days. I use mine day and night year round although the manufacturer says not to use it at night. But I think it's not well suited to replace sunglasses, because it leaves an unprotected area across the top of the field of view, and it's not polarized. Aug 19, 2014
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Tim P: Yes it works great as a replacement to sun glasses , yellow !
If if it's clean & not dusty or foggy wet ! If you keep the shield closed it will work longer !
Bottom line it must stay clean or it's twice the problem .
I don't use mine anymore .
Aug 18, 2014
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Richard N: Yes, the idea is to allow you to adjust for the conditions and prevent fogging. I leave my light tint lens in all the time and only swap it out when needed. It is a bit more work than popping on a pair of sunglasses though. Aug 19, 2014
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Michael M: I have the clear Pinlock... can't really comment on how dark the colored lens is. The benefit of the Pinlock for me is for the cold / wet days. I still wear sunglasses (non-polarized) on the sunny days. Aug 18, 2014
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Charles S: A tented lens could easily replace a light pair of sunglasses. It doesn't have to be raining or cold to use the Pinlock Lens. Aug 18, 2014
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A shopper asked: The pinloc website says the system consists of a pinloc prepared lens and a pinloc lens. I only see the pinloc lens when I ran a search on your site. Where do I get the pinlock prepared Shoei Hornet lens? I guess I need to get two lenses? the pinloc lens and the other to mount it on? Jul 20, 2011
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Mike22: Presuming your current face shield doesnt have the pinlocks on it (two black notch things on the peripheries of the shield) you will need:

http://www.revzilla.com/product/shoei-hornet-pinlock-face-shield

That (it doesnt have pictures but send them an email, sounds like the right product), and then you will need the actual pinlock lense to clip on to the inside of the face shield:

http://www.revzilla.com/product/shoei-hornet-pinlocks-lens

Hope that helps mate
Jul 21, 2011
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tomZilla: You would need the Pinlock Faceshield to utlize the pinlock lens. Both are required to use the pinlock system. Jul 21, 2011
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A shopper asked: Is this compatible with CX-1V visors ? Jun 23, 2014
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Dwayne S: Yes Jun 23, 2014
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A shopper asked: One of the black snap/tabs popped loose and I lost it in the tall grass. Do I need to replace the shield or the lens? Mar 2, 2012
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RevZilla: For that specific matter, we suggest that you will have to replace the whole shield. May 2, 2012
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Clear 535814 0214-9300-00 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Dark Smoke 535816 0214-9305-00 Out of Stock
Yellow 535815 0214-9303-00 Out of Stock
Amber 535817 0214-9306-00 Out of Stock